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Cold, rainy Labour Weekend for many - ‎1 hour ago‎
The 4kmh speeding tolerance returns for the long weekend, as police increase their presence on the roads. Weather photo of the week.
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Ottawa shootings: Video of Zehaf-Bibeau attack released

BBC News - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Police in Canada have released video showing how a lone gunman stormed into Canada's parliament on Wednesday. Minutes before, Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, 32, had shot dead a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial near parliament.
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Intruder who jumped the White House fence wanted to 'talk to the president'

ABC Online - ‎29 minutes ago‎
A man who sparked a security scare at the White House, on the same day as the Canadian parliament shooting, has been charged. Dominic Adesanya of Bel Air, Maryland was unarmed when he was arrested on the White House grounds after facing Secret ...
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NZ dollar drops to week-low

TVNZ - ‎1 hour ago‎
The NZ dollar declined to a week-low after data yesterday showed inflation accelerated at a slower than expected pace in the third quarter, suggesting interest rates may stay at current levels for longer.
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Shock in Kesha's sex assault case - ‎40 minutes ago‎
COURT BATTLE: Singer Kesha, who has sued her producer Dr Luke, attends a movie premiere in Hollywood in July. Related Links. 'Raped and drugged': Kesha alleges years of abuse.
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Suspected Boko Haram fighters kidnap 25 girls in northeast Nigeria - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria, witnesses said, despite talks on freeing over 200 other female hostages they seized in April.

Mexico mayor accused of ordering attack on missing students

Zee News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Mexico City: Mexico on Wednesday ordered the arrest of the mayor of the city of Iguala, his wife and an aide, charging they masterminded last month`s attack that left six students dead and 43 missing.
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NK experts: US must apologize to free detainees

Daily Mail - ‎9 hours ago‎
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - The United States government must make a formal apology to secure the freedom of two Americans who remain imprisoned in North Korea after the release this week of Jeffrey Fowle, North Korean legal experts said ...
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Prime MInister John Key. Photo / Mark Mitchell

New Zealand Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Prime Minister began his third term by warning National MPs and ministers that he did not want to see any hint of arrogance creeping into their behaviour.
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'Tindallgate' bouncer granted appeal

New Zealand Herald - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Crown Law has urged the Supreme Court to accept ''Tindallgate'' bouncer Jonathan Dixon's appeal, to fix a precedent-setting decision about stolen digital files.

Toby Manhire: Pomp and tosh in fantasyland

New Zealand Herald - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae, accompanied by Lady Janine, reads the speech from the throne during the state opening of the 51st Parliament.
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Jailed teacher suffered depression after hot air ballon tragedy

New Zealand Herald - ‎15 minutes ago‎
A former Havelock North Primary School teacher jailed for molesting nine female pupils had suffered depression after his ex-wife's death in the Carterton hot air balloon tragedy, but police say his depravity "devastated" his victims' families.
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Police take Hager to court over sources

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dirty Politics author Nicky Hager has been taken to court by police in an attempt to access the source material used in his book. Earlier this month police conducted a 10-hour search of Hager's house, during which he said computers and papers were seized ...
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ASK ME ANYTHING: TIN100 Publisher Greg Shanahan

National Business Review (subscription) - ‎8 minutes ago‎
It's compiled by the Technology Investment Network (TIN), backed by NZ Trade & Enterprise and Callaghan Innovation, plus this year's private sector sponsor's EY, AON and Lumley.

Confidential survey reveals NZ's best place to work

TVNZ - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Vehicle Testing New Zealand (VTNZ) has been named as the best place to work in New Zealand in 2014. VTNZ beat 228 New Zealand organisations after employees rated the company highly in a confidential online survey.
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Auckland Airport's duty free retailers told to drop the hard sell

National Business Review (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
UPDATED: Auckland International Airport [NZX: AIA], the country's main gateway, said it had talked to its two duty free retailers following what it called “over-zealous competition” at the airport.
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Milk driers could create hundreds of jobs

Radio New Zealand - ‎2 hours ago‎
Fonterra says projected demand for dairy is behind its plan for two high-efficiency milk powder driers at its Studholme site in South Canterbury.
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Hands on OSX Yosemite - ‎5 hours ago‎
Some of us are still sharing 80GB monthly data caps with our flatmates - but OSX Yosemite, the new version of Apple's operating system for Macs is worth the 5GB of data it will take to download it.

Take the phone and learn about cycleway's scenery

New Zealand Herald - ‎27 minutes ago‎
The track leading to the summit of Rainbow Mountain, south of Rotorua, offers something unusual, even by world standards, an opportunity to cycle across an active volcanic field.
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Christ's College wins Vero Supreme Heritage Award

Voxy - ‎13 hours ago‎
The winners of the 2014 Vero Canterbury Heritage Awards were announced at the newly rebuilt Knox Presbyterian Church on Thursday night (October 23).

Reggie Watts: Motormouth always on the fly

New Zealand Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
Reggie Watts' live show is an explosion of improvisation. Just don't ask him how he does it, writes Chris Schulz. Comedian Reggie Watts.
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Ryder plunders 39-ball century against Ireland - ‎41 minutes ago‎
BOUNDARY BLITZ: Jesse Ryder brought up 100 in just 39 balls for the Otago Volts in their match against Ireland at Lincoln today. Related Links.
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Live updates: Black Caps win toss, South Africa to bat

TVNZ - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Keep up to date as the Black Caps host South Africa from Bay Oval at Mount Maunganui. 10:05am - McCullum wins the toss! That's right!
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NZ Rugby and Sanzar ink new deal with Sky - ‎20 minutes ago‎
ANNOUNCED: Sky Television has inked a new deal for broadcast rights with New Zealand Rugby and Sanzar. Relevant offers. All Blacks.
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Basketball: Breakers' hot start a fast-fading memory

New Zealand Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
The positivity surrounding the Breakers' fast start to the season took another hit tonight, as they were edged by the table-topping Cairns Taipans.

Cricket: McCullum dares to dream of World Cup win

Otago Daily Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Brendon McCullum: 'As long as people are committed to what we're trying to achieve then we can work the skill set and find a way.

Five-year Gallipoli survey completed

Radio New Zealand - ‎2 hours ago‎
Archaeologists, historians, and researchers from Turkey, Australia and New Zealand began surveying the Anzac battlefield in 2009 to record the state of the landscape.
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Drought Forces Hungry Black Bears to Forage in Nevada

Nature World News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Nevada's ongoing drought continues to make food scarce in the mountains, forcing hungry black bears to openly forage in the middle of town, sometimes in the most unusual places, reports say.
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Coconut oil seen as health hazard - ‎5 hours ago‎
AN ADVOCATE: Canterbury GP and Blue Coconut co-owner Victoria Flight says coconut oil offers many health benefits. Relevant offers.

Students over-estimate chance of pregnancy

The Australian - ‎19 hours ago‎
MOST university students want to be a parent one day, but they're over-estimating how easy it will be to have babies later in life.
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